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'Seafanz' Island Retreat - Great Location on Gulf Street!

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Front view of the house from 'Gulf Street'

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Last updated: 10/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Little Gasparilla Island house description

Enjoy quaint and quiet Little Gasparilla Island, a bridgeless, roadless barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico located between Sarasota and Naples. There are sandy paths and golf cart trails on the island. There are no cars, stores, or restaurants!

Gulf Street stretches from the bay to the gulf, and our house is almost midway. From the dock you’ll have a short walk to our stilt home with its large deck for relaxing. A dock cart is provided for getting your supplies to the house. The beach is a short walk from the house in the opposite direction! There is a beach access directly at the end of the lane. Enjoy nature, 7 miles of beautiful, uncrowded beaches, and a relaxing, tropical setting!

The 3 bedroom, 2 bath house has a king-sized bed and 2 twin beds upstairs, along with a bathroom, living area and kitchen.

The downstairs bedroom suite is not accessible from upstairs, so it truly offers privacy! The suite has a private entrance with a deck that leads to a spacious bedroom with a king bed, a private bathroom, and a sitting area with a flat-screen TV.

Relax in the hammock, read or visit with friends and family on the spacious upstairs deck!

The kitchen has a toaster, microwave, coffee bean grinder, coffee maker, and blender. All linens are provided, as well as a supply of basic paper and storage items. A cooler, beach chairs and towels, an umbrella and beach toys are provided. Pack light!

Leave your car at the marina, and take a 10 minute ride via the water taxi, or bring your boat and use our dock! Transportation is not necessary on Little Gasparilla Island; however golf cart rental is available through a separate party, if you don't want to explore on foot.

The beach is beautiful. Great shells and petrified sharks' teeth can be found. If you walk 1.75 miles south, you'll end up at the southernmost tip of the island. A mile north of our access is Don Pedro State Park. You can walk further north (about 4 miles) to the northern tip of the island.

Fish from the dock or the beach, and if you have a boat, you are surrounded by some of Florida's greatest fishing spots. It's not unusual to see dolphins, gopher tortoises, osprey, wading birds, manatees, and bald eagles.

Enjoy gorgeous sunrises and sunsets!

Bring your groceries, sunscreen, fishing gear, hat, sunglasses and the books you've been meaning to read, and get ready for a unique, relaxing experience!

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            A rental agreement must be signed to complete a reservation. Signer must be at least 25 years old, and must stay at the house during reserved dates....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Games, puzzles, toys, and books are provided....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Small pets will be considered (40 lb. maximum). Pet fee is $75/pet/stay....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Crib available. Downstairs 'suite' has king bed, sitting area with TV, toilet, shower and vanity. It has a private outdoor entrance with a small attached deck....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Outdoor : outdoor shower

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          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • Downstairs laundry room has full sized washer, dryer, sink and toilet.

          Other Amenities

              • 4 one-person sit-on-top kayaks are available for an additional fee of $20 per day per kayak or $75 per week per kayak....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Children's through adult books and magazines....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Also have an iPod, iPhone docking station....moreless

              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) Flat screen cable TV upstairs Cable TV with DVR downstairs...moreless

              • Stereo:

                BOSE MP3 player ...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Near The Ocean

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Kitchen table has 4 chairs. Additional seating is at the breakfast bar with 4 stools. A highchair is available upon advanced request....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Bedsheets, pillows and pillow cases, bath, kitchen and beach towels are provided....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Sofa, loveseat, swivel chair; wall-mounted flat-screen tv...moreless

                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Park at marina. Daily fee....moreless

                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Kitchen, bath and beach towels are provided....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free wireless internet provided....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Coffee grinder, filters....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        The kitchen is complete with pots/pans and cutlery for preparing meals....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Linens, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, microwave, stove, refridgerator, ice maker, toaster, electric fry pan....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Salt, pepper, catsup, mustard, mayo....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Boat Dock
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Outdoor dining table with 6 chairs, bench, hammock upstairs. Additional table with four chairs downstairs....moreless

                      • Fish Cleaning Table
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Kayaks can be reserved in advance. We have 4 one-person sit-on kayaks available. Daily rate is $20. Weekly rate is $75 each....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        4 element gas grill and tank provided...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall
                          Jul 27 - Dec 12, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $160
                          $895 $3,000
                          Peak Winter-Spring-Summer
                          Dec 13 - Jul 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,095 $3,900
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $75
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          Fully refundable $200 security/damage deposit required.

                          $20/person/night for additional people.

                          Pets must be approved in advance. $75 per pet. Pets up to 40# will be considered.

                          Four one-person kayaks are available for $20/day each.

                          Inquire for rates for stays 3-4 days.

                          12% taxes (Charlotte County and Florida State) apply to rental fee.

                          Renter pays PayPal fees, if used.


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                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/01/2014
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Barrier Island Between Tampa & Naples Off Florida's W. Coast.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Ken and Diana have been coming to the island for over 23 years. We became owners on the island with friends in 1999, and made many great memories with our son, our families, and friends. We enjoy fishing, kayaking, and walking the beach. We rent the 'Seafanz' house, and we live on the same lane, so we are often here to answer questions or meet our guests!

                          Why the Owner Chose Little Gasparilla Island:
                          We love Gulf Street with its single-family homes and privacy. The lane connects the dock on the bayside to the beach on the Gulf. It is a narrow part of the island.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Our guests have always enjoyed the tropical view from the deck, and we have had many state the downstairs private suite is ideal for traveling couples/families. After a warm day in the sun or out on the water, it is a relaxing, quiet 'home' in which to return.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Front view of the house from 'Gulf Street'

                            Front view of the house from 'Gulf Street'

                          • View from deck facing the bay.

                            View from deck facing the bay.

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Living area

                            Living area

                          • upstairs bathroom

                            upstairs bathroom

                          • Bedroom 3 - downstairs - king bed, private entrance, bath, sitting area w/TV.

                            Bedroom 3 - downstairs - king bed, private entrance, bath, sitting area w/TV.

                          • Downstairs king bedroom suite - sitting area with TV.

                            Downstairs king bedroom suite - sitting area with TV.

                          • Walkway leads from upstairs to the storage room and suite downstairs.

                            Walkway leads from upstairs to the storage room and suite downstairs.

                          • Downstairs suite has a deck, too!

                            Downstairs suite has a deck, too!

                          • Gulf Street on Little Gasparilla Island. Lanes for walking and golf carts.

                            Gulf Street on Little Gasparilla Island. Lanes for walking and golf carts.

                          • Our beach is gorgeous and uncrowded!

                            Our beach is gorgeous and uncrowded!

                          • Lucky day fishing for snook in the bay!

                            Lucky day fishing for snook in the bay!

                          • The main deck is spacious:  bench, dining, gas grill, stools/bar, and hammock.

                            The main deck is spacious: bench, dining, gas grill, stools/bar, and hammock.

                          • The kitchen

                            The kitchen

                          • Living area

                            Living area

                          • Bedroom 1 is upstairs - King bed, chest and closet.

                            Bedroom 1 is upstairs - King bed, chest and closet.

                          • Bedroom 1 is upstairs - twin beds, closet with small chest

                            Bedroom 1 is upstairs - twin beds, closet with small chest

                          • Downstairs king suite with bathroom

                            Downstairs king suite with bathroom

                          • Storage Room downstairs with washer/dryer, and everything for the beach!

                            Storage Room downstairs with washer/dryer, and everything for the beach!

                          • Outdoor sink for cleaning fish, shells.  Outdoor shower across from table.

                            Outdoor sink for cleaning fish, shells. Outdoor shower across from table.

                          • Placida Harbor. The dock will accommodate your 22' boat.

                            Placida Harbor. The dock will accommodate your 22' boat.

                          • The beach access path is directly at the end of the lane!

                            The beach access path is directly at the end of the lane!

                          • Fishing for redfish in Charlotte Harbor.

                            Fishing for redfish in Charlotte Harbor.

                          • Another beautiful sunset!

                            Another beautiful sunset!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                          $156 - $160 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/01/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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